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Grants & You Newsletter Winter 2018: News & Deadlines

NIH Releases Revised Grants Policy Statement and Statutory Provisions

On October 23, 2018, NIH released its Revised Grants Policy Statement for 2019, and also issued a notice detailing statutory provisions that limit or condition funding.

NIH Open Mike Blog

  • This Open Mike blog post discusses how NIH deals with reports of research misconduct.
  • NIH has revised its Inclusion of Children Policy to reflect the goal of including both children and older adults in clinical research studies unless ethical concerns stand in the way. The new policy is called Inclusion Across the Lifespan.
  • This NIH analysis includes significant statistics about early career scientists.

Call for Abstracts

The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education, and Ohio Osteopathic Association announce a Call for Abstracts for the 2019 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition. The poster event will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Hilton at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.

The deadline for abstracts is January 31, 2019. Submit abstracts online through the following link:  2019 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Abstract Submission Form. Please contact Karen Collins, MPA, Office of Research and Grants, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine ( ) with any questions regarding the poster event.

Become a Grant Reviewer for Health Resources & Services Administration

Interested in helping HRSA select the best programs to fund? Become a grant reviewer. You will evaluate and score proposals, then meet virtually with other reviewers as needed. Acting as a reviewer provides a great opportunity to learn more about the grant making process, as well as a chance to network with colleagues. Find registration information here.

NIH Clinical Trials

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting written comments on the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030. This public comment period will allow comments on the proposed HP2030 objectives and the public can also propose their own objectives.

Previous public comments on the proposed Healthy People 2030 framework helped shape the vision, mission, foundational principles, plan of action, and overarching goals for Healthy People 2030. In this public comment period, HHS would like input on the proposed Core, Developmental, and Research objectives.

In response to stakeholder input, Healthy People 2030 will be a streamlined set of national health objectives (PDF - 107 KB) guiding the Nation in efforts to improve health. Heathy People 2030 will continue to represent critical public health priorities by addressing the leading causes of morbidity and mortality and driving action at the national, state, and local levels.

Members of the public are invited to submit comments on the proposed objectives from December 3, 2018 to January 17, 2019. Learn more and submit your comments today!

Five Things You Should Know about the Common Rule

Last year, the Common Rule was revised for the first time since its publication in 1991 to strengthen protections for study participants and lighten administrative workloads for researchers. Read about the revisions that go into effect on January 21, 2019.

NIH Funding Opportunities & Notices

Other Funding Opportunities

Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine

The Robert Graham Center regularly collaborates with individuals & institutions to conduct or support primary care research & to expand  capacity for such research. The Center is a grant receiver and not a grant maker. No grants or RFPs are available. Still, access to its data and publications as well as fellowship and scholarship opportunities may interest individual ATSU scholars while the opportunity to provide topic suggestions and/or to co-host a primary care forum may also interest those focused on primary health care.

John Templeton Foundation

Templeton has a number of interests and funds a wide variety of research projects and organizations focused on encouraging application of science to open-mindedness and advances in the spiritual domain. Templeton will fund a wide variety of mechanisms, including conferences, curriculum and program development, publications, fellowships, and research, and favors proposals where the applicant has sought or secured partial funding from another source.

PCORI Funding Opportunities

This page lists all open and upcoming opportunities available through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.